News Release

J.D. Power And Associates Ranks Verizon Wireless Highest For Call Quality Performance In The Mid-Atlantic Region, Including Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Nation's Most Reliable Wireless Provider Recognized for Providing an Efficient Call Quality Experience

August 2, 2005

Laura Merritt
Laura.Merritt@VerizonWireless.com
614-560-2605Pat Quolke
For Verizon Wireless
pquolke@adelphia.net
412-563-0367